Values and Vision: ‘Aspiring to excellence’

The Cedars Academy is an 11 to 18 academy in Birstall that is committed to exacting high standards, raising attainment and demanding creative excellence from its staff and pupils. At the Cedars Academy we are driven to ensure pupil success is at the core of all our work. We provide a vibrant and engaging curriculum which promotes the love of learning, and prepares young people for the next steps in their lives.

We believe that through careful planning and delivering the very best teaching at every stage of their educational journey that pupils at The Cedars Academy will make outstanding progress. We will rigorously check all pupils are making progress in their learning and intervene decisively to remove any barriers to pupil achievement.

We know that by working hard and aspiring to excellence in all we do, pupils at The Cedars Academy will achieve the best possible outcomes and success. We are ambitious and aspirational for our staff and pupils; we believe passionately that every pupil will succeed and are committed to equality of opportunity.

Jason Smith
Head of Academy

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    Area Centre Music Concert

    5th December 2016

    Tickets for the Cedars Academy Concert available now!

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    Design Week; What happened next…

    5th December 2016

    Dan and Gino visited us this morning from 2 Queens Gallery in the Cultural Quarter. Two Queens is an artist-run gallery and studios situated in Leicester’s Cultural Quarter. With the ambition of providing a centre for experimental modes of arts production, exhibition and exchange, 2 Queens is dedicated to establishing an agenda for new activity… Read more »

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    Design week so far…

    30th November 2016

    The Cedars Academy’s first Design Week got off to a fantastic start with visits from Wayne Tranmer (Engineer), Mandy Allen (Textile Artist) and Kathie Layfield (Illustrator). Mandy Allen worked with our Post 16 Textile class. She showed them work from her company, Jam Tart, and talked to them about running a business as a designer…. Read more »

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    The Christmas Showcase

    28th November 2016

    The Cedars Academy Christmas Showcase

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    Percussion Project Year 7 and Year 8 Pupils

    24th November 2016

    If you are taking part in this please make sure that you get your permission slip back to Miss Bell or Mr Scrivens. Please collect a copy of the music for the main tune that we will be playing. If you can have a look at it before the first rehearsal which will be in… Read more »

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    Women into Construction

    24th November 2016

    On Wednesday 23rd November a team of qualified tradeswomen visited our school to discuss Women in Construction with 30 of our Year 9, 10 & 11 girls. Throughout the morning the girls had the opportunity to get ‘hands on’ experience of a range of construction trades. They sampled electrics, plumbing, carpentry and joinery and painting… Read more »

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